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Punt Progress

July 28th Update Added at the End of this Page. My Michalak punt build is progressing nicely, in spite of Spring rain showers. The first build of this boat: I’ve made some changes to the design. I am sure this sort of thing can frustrate designers, but so it goes. […]

Punt (skiff) Poling

In researching punt poling we discovered poling a skiff is common in the Everglades. Well, whether you are poling an American skiff or a Cambridge inspired punt, here’s a good explanation of it all. See A Punting Celebration. New bonus video. Title this one, “I had no idea you could […]

A Punt Celebration

An expansion of an earlier post. Initial Reasoning Through my years of boat ownership, I’ve learned that the best boat is the one that gets used. Most don’t get used, truly. There are a lot of reasons why, but here are a few I’ve experienced: Too heavy to launch on […]

Sukha Build – Day 12

So far I have built the following: Strongback Frames 3, 4, 5, 7 Backbones, 1 front and 2 rear Now, this involved a lot of layout, butt joints, and cutting, so the progress feels further than those few bits and pieces. Besides, it is starting to look a bit like […]

Sukha Build – Day 11

This is a test fitting on the sidewalk, a great way to get a sense of how we will fit inside. Reminder: Guiclémanac’h is the name of the design.  Sukha is the name of this particular boat.  Sukha is easier/possible to say, so I’ll mostly write Sukha. Click here to see […]